hea731 | Graduate

Student Development, Adult Education, And Student Diversity

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This course will provide an understanding of traditional, non-traditional and diverse students in higher education through an examination of the psychosocial, cultural, cognitive-structural, and identity theories related to student development. Competency A: Synthesize various student development, adult education, and student diversity theories to enhance the understanding of students in higher education. Competency B: Evaluate theories and practices in college student development, adult education and student diversity in higher education environments. Competency C: Evaluate the interplay between student development theories and student diversity in higher education. Competency D: Analyze legal and ethical considerations for working with students of various abilities, needs, and cultures.

This graduate-level course is 8 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 8 weeks

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    Student Development – Psychosocial and Social Identity Development

    • Competency B: Evaluate theories and practices in college student development, adult education and student diversity in higher education environments. [Wk 3]
    • Competency C: Evaluate the interplay between student development theories and student diversity in higher education. [Wk 3]
    • Competency D: Analyze legal and ethical considerations for working with students of various abilities, needs, and cultures. [Wk 3]
    • Competency A: Synthesize various student development, adult education, and student diversity theories to enhance the understanding of students in higher education. [Wk 3]

    Student Development – Cognitive-Structural and Integrative Development

    • Competency A: Synthesize various student development, adult education, and student diversity theories to enhance the understanding of students in higher education. [Wk 4]
    • Competency B: Evaluate theories and practices in college student development, adult education and student diversity in higher education environments. [Wk 4]
    • Competency C: Evaluate the interplay between student development theories and student diversity in higher education. [Wk 4]
    • Competency D: Analyze legal and ethical considerations for working with students of various abilities, needs, and cultures. [Wk 4]

    Student Diversity

    • Competency A: Synthesize various student development, adult education, and student diversity theories to enhance the understanding of students in higher education. [Wk 5]
    • Competency B: Evaluate theories and practices in college student development, adult education and student diversity in higher education environments. [Wk 5]
    • Competency C: Evaluate the interplay between student development theories and student diversity in higher education. [Wk 5]
    • Competency D: Analyze legal and ethical considerations for working with students of various abilities, needs, and cultures. [Wk 5]

    Ethical and Legal Aspects of Diversity

    • Competency A: Synthesize various student development, adult education, and student diversity theories to enhance the understanding of students in higher education. [Wk 6]
    • Competency B: Evaluate theories and practices in college student development, adult education and student diversity in higher education environments. [Wk 6]
    • Competency C: Evaluate the interplay between student development theories and student diversity in higher education. [Wk 6]
    • Competency D: Analyze legal and ethical considerations for working with students of various abilities, needs, and cultures. [Wk 6]

    Demonstrating Mastery in Educational Environments, Part I

    • Competency A: Synthesize various student development, adult education, and student diversity theories to enhance the understanding of students in higher education. [Wk 7]
    • Competency B: Evaluate theories and practices in college student development, adult education and student diversity in higher education environments. [Wk 7]
    • Competency C: Evaluate the interplay between student development theories and student diversity in higher education. [Wk 7]
    • Competency D: Analyze legal and ethical considerations for working with students of various abilities, needs, and cultures. [Wk 7]

    Demonstrating Mastery in Educational Environments, Part II

    • Competency A: Synthesize various student development, adult education, and student diversity theories to enhance the understanding of students in higher education. [Wk 8]
    • Competency B: Evaluate theories and practices in college student development, adult education and student diversity in higher education environments. [Wk 8]
    • Competency C: Evaluate the interplay between student development theories and student diversity in higher education. [Wk 8]
    • Competency D: Analyze legal and ethical considerations for working with students of various abilities, needs, and cultures. [Wk 8]

    Adult Learners and Adult Learning, Part I

    • Competency A: Synthesize various student development, adult education, and student diversity theories to enhance the understanding of students in higher education. [Wk 1]
    • Competency B: Evaluate theories and practices in college student development, adult education and student diversity in higher education environments. [Wk 1]
    • Competency C: Evaluate the interplay between student development theories and student diversity in higher education. [Wk 1]
    • Competency D: Analyze legal and ethical considerations for working with students of various abilities, needs, and cultures. [Wk 1]

    Adult Learners and Adult Learning, Part II

    • Competency A: Synthesize various student development, adult education, and student diversity theories to enhance the understanding of students in higher education. [Wk 2]
    • Competency B: Evaluate theories and practices in college student development, adult education and student diversity in higher education environments. [Wk 2]
    • Competency C: Evaluate the interplay between student development theories and student diversity in higher education. [Wk 2]
    • Competency D: Analyze legal and ethical considerations for working with students of various abilities, needs, and cultures. [Wk 2]
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